Anirban Basu, PhD, MS
anirban basu
Stergachis Family Endowed Director and Professor of Health Economics
University of Washington, The CHOICE Institute
Anirban Basu is a Professor of Health Economics and the Stergachis Family Endowed Director of The CHOICE Institute at the University of Washington, Seattle. He holds joint appointments with the Departments of Health Systems & Population Health and Economics at UW, is a Faculty Research Fellow at the US National Bureau of Economic Research, and an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association. His work sits at the intersection of microeconomics, statistics, and health policy. His research focuses on understanding the economic value of health care, generating causal evidence, and, lately, on the potential for discrimination with machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms.  He served on the Second Panel on Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Health and Medicine and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Value in Health Journal. He received his master's in Biostatistics from UNC-Chapel Hill and a PhD in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago.